Senior Seminar Program

Spring Quarter 2019 Enrollment Information

Please go to the Schedule of Classes website to see enrollments. To enroll in these seminars, use the Course Pre-Authorization system to be cleared to add a seminar, then use WebReg during your enrollment time to finalize enrollment.

Please use the Virtual Advising Center, VAC to contact the advisor of the department or program offering the seminar for all non-enrollment questions.

Department of Anthropology

Anthropological Research: Theory and Methods
ANTH 192 A00
Section ID: 966970
Semendeferi, Ekaterini (
Location: SSB 105
Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Meeting Dates: TBA

The seminar aims to introduce and attract outstanding anthropology students to the honors program. Students will review the various disciplines within anthropology that span from biological evolution, to prehistorical archeology and the environment, to the psychological and cultural dimensions of the human experience. They will examine honors theses in the above fields written by their peers over the last few years, learn how to use library resources and explore topics to research themselves in Prerequisites:

Eleanor Roosevelt College

Practicing Mindfulness and Meditation
ERC 192 A00
Section ID: 974010
Herbst, Matthew (
Location: ASANT 123C
Mondays, 4:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
Meeting Dates: TBA

This course explores the practices of mindfulness and meditation and is designed to help develop a personal practice. Meditation and mindfulness offer many potential benefits, including improved focus and concentration, enhanced performance, increased sense of well-being, improved interpersonal relationships, and reduced stress. This seminar demonstrates guided meditation and experiential activity, balanced with discussion of current research on the value and benefits of such practices. Prerequisites:

Department of Literature

Careers for Literature Majors
LTEN 192 A00
Section ID: 974018
Loose, Margaret (
Location: TBA
Date and Time: TBA
Meeting Dates: TBA

There is an exciting and wide array of career options for Literature Majors and we will explore some, hear from people who are making good use of their degrees, and structure some time for students to think about where their own strengths and interests lie for life after college. What strategies can help you leverage your training to get the edge in the hunt for jobs and advanced studies? Let's check them out! Prerequisites:
Dystopia in Film and Literature
LTWL 192 A00
Section ID: 974020
Lampert-Weissig, Lisa (
Location: LIT 437
Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Seminar will meet Weeks 2-9

George Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, recently shot to the top of Amazon’s bestseller list. What does this novel, written in 1949, have to say to us today? We will explore political, environmental, and technological dystopias in works such as Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Butler’s The Parable of the Talents, Collins’ The Hunger Games, and the UK television series Black Mirror. Prerequisites:

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